Introduction to Fundraising: On-demand

26 October 2020 - 31 December 2021
12:00AM to 12:00AM

Individual Prices

Package Type Available To Price
Course Fee All Days Non Member £75

Standard Content

Are you new to the sector or thinking of changing careers into the sector and looking to improve and develop your understanding and knowledge of fundraising? The Introduction to Fundraising course is available as an online course and offers you a practical introduction to the profession covering basic principles and best practice. You will also learn how to ensure your fundraising activities are legal and ethical. As a result you should be able to better contribute to your organisation’s fundraising effectiveness and understand why your relationship(s) with your donors and supporters is critical to your success.

course fee

A fee of £75 per person is payable online by credit/debit card at the time of booking. Access to the content will be available for 12 months only starting from your booking date.

Who should attend?

This 6-8 hours online course is for individuals who may have less than six months fundraising experience and want to improve their current understanding. It’s designed for individuals new to a paid-for role involving fundraising but equally relevant for volunteers and trustees who need to expand their knowledge of fundraising. It’s also suitable for people who are not yet working in the sector or considering a career change into fundraising.

Benefits for you and your organisation

By attending this course you will gain increased confidence through your improved knowledge and understanding of fundraising. This will help you develop your fundraising practice. You will have a better understanding of the fundamentals of why and how donors and supporters give, and have insight into how you can measure the success of your activities. Crucially you will also find out more about the legal requirements and standards which apply to fundraising and the role and importance of the independent Fundraising Regulator and Code of Practice.

By the end of the course you will be able to
  • Explain the role of fundraising in your organisation and the wider non-profit environment
  • Ensure your fundraising is legal and ethical
  • Analyse the impact of the wider environment on your fundraising practice
  • Understand the fundraising planning process and your role within it
  • Compare different sources of funding for your organisation.
  • Create appropriate supporter communications, designed to develop good relationships

special membership offer

Once you have completed all the units of the Introduction to Fundraising Online course, you are eligible to benefit from a special IoF Individual Member discounted joining rate of just £85 (a saving of £49) for the first year. If you have any queries please contact our Membership team membership@institute-of-undraising.org.uk

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